19.103 job at King's College London

From: Humanist Discussion List (D. Gants for W. McCarty) <dgants_at_ROGERS.COM>
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2005 13:58:37 -0300

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 103.
      Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                    Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

  From: Willard Mccarty <willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
  Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2005 22:37:22 +0100
  Subject: job at King's College London

The following is a job advert for a post in the new AHRC ICT Methods Network
based in the Centre for Computing in the Humanities (CCH) at King's College
London. This newly commissioned Network will support the use of ICT for
advanced research in the arts and humanities. It comprises a partnership of
5 institutions, jointly directed by Marilyn Deegan and Harold Short, and
managed by Lorna Hughes.

As many will know, the CCH is a dynamic, rapidly growing academic department
and development centre in one of the UK's leading research-intensive
institutions. I urge you to send this advert to anyone whom you might
consider to be eligible. Although the appointment is for a fixed term, the
growth of humanities computing in the UK, especially at the CCH, should
allow the successful applicant to find exciting opportunities subsequent to

All communication regarding this job should be directed to Lorna Hughes,


Job at King's College, London

AHRC ICT Methods Network Administration Centre
Centre for Computing in the Humanities (CCH)
King=B9s College, London UK

Senior Project Officer: Network Activities and Publications Coordinator.
=80 Fixed term: 32 months (depending on the start date)
=80 ALC 3 =A330363 - 35883 pa

 Applications are invited for a new post in the newly established AHRC ICT
Methods Network Administrative Centre (NAC), based at the Centre for
Computing in the Humanities (CCH), King=B9s College London. This national
initiative will promote and disseminate the use of ICT in UK arts and
humanities research. The project will build a broadly based collaborative
network of researchers from all humanities and arts disciplines who are
working on the application of computational methods in research in the UK
higher and further education community. In developing a series of activities
and publications, the Network will build new modes of collaboration and
facilitate multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary work. The work will be
coordinated by a Network Administration Centre, which will provide
centralized support for the wide variety of distributed activities and
publications. This centre will be staffed by a manager, two activities
coordinators, and an administrator. The AHRC ICT Methods Network will run
for 3 years from April 2005.

Job description

Senior Project Officer: Network Activities and Publications Coordinator.

The holder of this position will be responsible for the development and
management of a broad programme of activities and publications to promote,
support and disseminate the use of ICT for effective research in the arts
and humanities, and take responsibility for overall supervision of all
stages of these activities and publications, including planning, development
and implementation. This will include the preparation of application
procedures, contracts, budgets and evaluation plans. Proposed activities
include expert seminars, workshops, conferences and postgraduate training
events. All activities and publications will be developed in close
consultation with the Manager and Directors of the Methods Network and with
staff from a number of participating institutions, in particular the Arts
and Humanities Data Service (AHDS).

Applicants should have a degree in a humanities, arts or related discipline,
and extensive experience of working on a collaborative basis in major
research projects involving research academics and specialists in applied
computing, and have experience of managing complex events and activities in
an academic context. An interest and expertise in electronic publishing and
its implementation, as well as expertise in the technologies associated with
the development and management of content for the web, would be an
advantage. Flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team are
essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and
implement projects and work to deadlines.

Further details about this post, and the Methods Network, can be found at
the project website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/humanities/cch/methnet/ Or by
sending e-mail to lorna.Hughes_at_kcl.ac.uk

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is: 27th June 2005.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 4th July 2005.

-- Willard Mccarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk
Received on Sun Jun 19 2005 - 13:18:49 EDT

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